Country & Western Weekend A weekend of country and western music will take place in Ardara from February 2nd to 6th. The weekend will feature top country stars, as well
Ardara GAA Presents ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ After a lapse of two years the GAA Drama Group are back with another hilarious comedy play by Jimmy Keary called
Walk With ME Well done to everyone who came out and took part in the walk in memory of Mary Ellen on St. Stephen’s Day. There was a great turnout.
Woodhill Community Inclusion Hub have completed a community project which would be of interest to the local children.
They have completed an enchanted walk / fairy village with lots of fairy doors and disney characters for the children to enjoy at the Biodiversity lane, Woodhill, Ardara.
Carol Singing There will be Carol Singing on the Diamond on Thursday 22nd December at 6:30pm followed by a Welcome Event in the Methodist Hall. Members of the Methodist Church
2022 Dúchas Annual All going well this year’s Dúchas annual will be available to purchase in shops on Friday 9th in the afternoon/evening. Keep up to date on the Dúchas
Christmas Lights Switch On Great news – we’ve reached our fundraising target on GoFundMe to bring Christmas lights back to Ardara. Thank you all for your generous donations – it’s
Ardara Christmas Craft Fair The Ardara Christmas Craft Fair will take place in the Community Centre Ardara on Saturday 26th November from 11.00am to 5.30pm. Come and join over 30 festive stalls
Ardara Christmas Lights Fund A GoFundMe page has been set up on behalf of the Ardara Town Traders and the wider community to bring Christmas lights back to Ardara once
Remembrance Day A Remembrance Day service will be held at St. Conal’s Church, Ardara, on Sunday (November 13th). The names of all those from Ardara, Glenties, and surrounding area, who
Matchmaking Festival The annual Matchmaking Festival takes place from tomorrow Friday November 4th to Sunday November 6th. Plans are in full swing, matchmakers have been contacted and a lot of
Matchmaking Festival The annual Matchmaking weekend takes place from Friday November 4th to Sunday November 6th. Plans are in full swing, matchmakers have been contacted and a lot of music
Dúchas Magazine Don’t forget to start and get your articles in for the 2022 edition. Stories, photos and memories are most welcome to be included in the magazine which is
Ceili & Two Hand Dancing Classes There will be Ceili & 2 Hand Dancing Classes for Adults starting on Wed next 5th October in the GAA Club House from 8.30
The Johnny Doherty Festival There’s another busy weekend up ahead as the annual Johnny Doherty Festival makes its post-Covid return with a variety of events between Friday and Sunday. The
The Johnny Doherty Festival Celebrating local music and dance traditions, this hugely popular festival held in honour of esteemed fiddler Johnny Doherty will make its post-Covid return from next Friday
Fashion Show The Ardara ICA will host a Fashion Show on Sunday September 18th in the Parish Centre from 3pm to 5pm. Clothing from Lynda’s Boutique, Eddie Doherty Tweeds, John
Covid Booster Vaccine Clinic We will be holding a covid booster vaccine clinic tomorrow afternoon, Tuesday 6th September. Please phone us on 074-9541134 to book your vaccine. The clinic is
One Fine Dave A celebration of the life and music of Dave Wintour takes place in the Highland Hotel, Glenties (note change of venue from previously advertised) tonight, Thursday 1st
Ukrainian Collection The Methodist Hall will be open this Thursday and next Thursday 6-8pm to receive the following items which have been requested by the Ukrainian families who have recently
Shows The Ardara Shows took place this year for the first time at the GAA grounds at Kentucky and what an outstanding day it was. The weather was just brilliant
It’s the Ardara Show day! A fantastic family day out with live entertainment for kids and adults and an endless list of competitions and displays.
Wild Atlantic Festival Today at the Wild Atlantic Week festival, visit the Pop-up Art Exhibition in the Heritage Centre from 12pm to 4pm, where paintings and crafts made during the
Events for Friday 12th August 2022 Coffee Corner, Chat & Coffee Rear of the Heritage Centre. 11.00am. Wild Atlantic Wellness @ Sukah Eire Sukah Éire. 11.00am to 12.00pm. Laughter Yoga
Events for Thursday 11th August 2022 Wild Atlantic Wellness @ Sukah Eire Sukha Éire. From 7.30am. 7.30-8.15am Flow Yoga & Breathwork 9.30-10.45am Hatha Yoga 12.45pm-1.15pm Lunchtime Breathwork 6.00pm-7.00pm Emotional Freedom
Events for Wednesday 10th August 2022 Mystery Bus Tour The Heritage Centre. 11.00am. Mystery tour of Donegal leaving at 11.00am from the Heritage Centre. Numbers limited. Art Class The Heritage
Events for Tuesday 9th August 2022: Coffee & Chat; Watercolour Workshops; Nature Trail; Weaving & Spinning; Wild Atlantic Wellness.
Join Clement Gallagher and friends for a night of fun as they go back in time with a Ceilí on the Street. Tonight at 8.30pm on the street in Ardara.
Events for Monday 8th August 2022 A Walk in the Wood The Diamond. 2.00pm. Historical walking tour of eastern end of Ardara to Woodhill. Dr. Lochlann McGill will do a
Events for Sunday 7th August 2022 Family Fun Day Pearse Memorial Park. 3.30pm. Children’s SportsWheelbarrow Races3-Legged RacesEgg & Spoon RacesBar-B-QMums & Dads RacesLong Kick CompetitionPenalty KicksTug of War Relaunch of
Colm Dawson presents “Wild Atlantic Magic” in the Heritage Centre today, Saturday 6th August, at 4.00pm. A show not to be missed! Tickets €8 (adults) €5 (kids). Visit our Wild
After a two-year hiatus, the Ardara Agricultural Show returns to the beautiful town of Ardara on Saturday 13th August 2022. Dating back to 1905, the show attracts thousands of visitors
Festival Opening With a Special Celebration Ceilí & Irish Night The Wild Atlantic Week kicks off at 8.30pm tonight, Thursday August 4th, with a Ceilí & Irish Night. This event,
Wild Atlantic Week The Wild Atlantic Week festival kicks off this Thursday 4th August with a very special Ceilí & Irish Night in the GAA Clubhouse. Recent additions to the
Weekly roundup of the latest news from around Ardara.
Wild Atlantic Week The preparations for the Wild Atlantic Week festival are well underway, with many events scheduled for the beginning of August. The packed programme of events can be
Bluegrass Festival The Ardara Bluegrass festival kicks off this weekend with events in the Beehive Bar and Nesbitt Arms Hotel. Full schedule available on the Bluegrass Festival page. Guided Butterfly
Ardara Public Survey As part of the Ardara Regeneration Project, Paul Doherty Architects – Donegal Town will be carrying out a public survey, for locals and visitors, on Friday 8th
Grant Awarded: Protecting & Enhancing Ardara’s Natural Heritage We’re delighted to share that Ardara has been awarded funding under the Local Authority Waters Programme to research and enhance our local
Going Pink St. Shanaghan House in Ardara is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness. The public right of way through St. Shanaghan House Sheltered Housing complex is used by many
L2863 Ardara – Ardaghey Road (Inver) – Road Blocked Friday 17th June due to Essential Road Works Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to essential road works, the
Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to the essential road works, the local Road L2563 between MAAS and ARDARA will be blocked for a time from 12:00noon to
Summer Lights Festival Cancelled We are sorry to announce the cancellation of this year’s festival, at such short notice, due to circumstances beyond our control. We wish to sincerely apologise
How Can We Change Ardara for the Better? There’s still time to have your voice heard and change Ardara for the better – take the 10 minute survey here. Ardara
Summer Lights Festival A multicultural event of ethnic music, dance and food, the Summer Lights festival takes place in Ardara from Friday 3rd June to Monday 6th June. Programme of
Senator Eileen Flynn on Nationwide Ardara and our own Senator Eileen Flynn featured in Monday night’s edition of Nationwide on RTÉ One. Senator Flynn talked about the great community spirit
Darkness into Light Portnoo 2022 is looking forward to welcoming you all at 4.15am at The Dolmen Centre on Saturday morning 7th May. All funds go to Pieta. Ending Suicide.
Pint of Science – Space: Theory and Practise The first Pint of Science Ireland event in Ardara takes place in Nancy’s Bar next Tuesday night with talks delivered by Dr.
This year’s “Cup of Tae” Festival was an outstanding success with huge crowds enjoying lots of great music and the hospitality of the Ardara people. The Opening Concert in honour
Music Recital Heritage Centre. 1.00pm Traditional musicians from all over Ireland. This recital is limited in numbers. Open Air Recital The Diamond. 3.00pm Open air music recital which will include
The Lineup for Saturday 30th April at the Cup of Tae Festival Free Music at the Heritage Centre The Heritage Centre. 1.00pm This is a unique opportunity to enjoy traditional
Good Times Return: “Cup of Tae” Opening Concert Ardara is proud to announce that its most famous festival, the “Cup of Tae”, returns in all its glory this weekend, honouring
Festival time is here again! Our 2022 Cup of Tae traditional music festival kicks off next Friday 29th April. This year’s programme is available on the Cup of Tae Festival
Looking for families to host Spanish students this year. 2 students per household. Coming the 3rd July for 3 weeks. They go to school from 9-1pm, & sports from 3-
Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to essential road works, the local Road L2563 between MAAS and ARDARA will be blocked for a time from 8:00am to 4.30pm
A cuddly toy dog was recently found wandering the road near Aighe. The owner can contact us at email@example.com to arrange a place in town to collect it. Although this
St Patrick’s Parade on Friday 18th March An outstanding parade took place in Ardara this year including floats and bands. We had 26 performers. On a bright sunny day Ardara
The Ardara Walking Festival took place over the weekend. On Saturday one of the Walks was on Acla Mountain in Fintown, and included a group of people from various parts